Friday, June 27, 2014

Laminitis Research: Your horse can help make laminitis history!


Please assist laminitis research by documenting cases in your care this year...whether you are a veterinarian, farrier, horseowner, or student, you can get involved in research and help put an end to laminitis. Read on to find out how!


You (and your laminitis cases) are invited to be part of the 

QUEENSLAND 
UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY 
LAMINITIS SURVEY

What is it? 
worldwide survey of laminitis cases and recurrence 

How does it work? 
It's easy!
  
Veterinarians: Follow the simple directions below.
 Horseowners: Urge veterinarians to enroll horses with laminitis.

Steps for veterinarians:
1. Identify a case of laminitis, with any cause.
2. Gain the owner's consent to enter the horse in the study.
3. Complete a short online survey.
4. Take blood samples and submit for FREE insulin 
and ACTH analysis at US lab.
5. Encourage the owner to complete his/her own online survey.

FOR FULL DETAILS and TO ENTER A CASE, CLICK THIS LINK:


For more information, contact Dr. Melody de Laat directly: 

Thank you for being part of this important effort to understand recurrent laminitis.




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